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Bereaved
03-09-2008, 11:31 PM
Hello everyone,

The Melbourne Chess Club Open commenced on this Monday 1st September. After it became apparent that not many had turned up, or seemed to be going to turn up, I had a discussion with the players. The extent of it was, that we would run Round 1 over two nights, the 1st and the 8th, and then in the third week, the 15th, the field would be combined, to form the pairings of a unified Round 2. This was eventually accepted.


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So along with the presentation of results below, I also make a request, that for this event, should people wish to join in on the second round, could they please contact me, Malcolm Pyke, on 0408 150196, or PM me here, or send me an email through this site, so that you might be included.

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There is also the additional issue of the telephone at the MCC premises that has not been commented upon. We are in the process of changing telephone providers, and some confusion led to the last service being disconnected, prior to the new service commencing. Owing to this the clubrooms have no working phone at this time, but it will be the same number when the service is restored. The club apologises for any difficulties this may have caused people in the last few weeks.



Results Round 1 A



1 Barboros Kara 1754 0 - 1 Pano Skiotis 2049
2 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 1 - 0 James Martin 1714
3 Paul Kovacevic 1662 0 - 1 Tom Kalisch 1857
4 Richard Voon 1842 1 - 0 Roger McCart 1550
5 Phillip Drew 1542 0.5 - 0.5 Jim Papadinis 1787
6 Garry Lycett 1782 1 - 0 John Beckman 1527
7 Nikola Ivanov 1417 0 - 1 Peter Fry 1755

Players yet to be paired for Round 1 B


Mirko Rujevic 2229
John Davenport 1639
Alex Kaplan 1579

Entry fee: $55 concession, $65 Working, and MCC members receive a $10 reduction of those fees

Time Control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move


Dates of Remaining Rounds ( all rounds start at 7pm )


08/09/08 Round 1B
15/09/08 Round 2
22/09/08 Round 3
29/09/08 Round 4
06/10/08 Round 5
13/10/08 Round 6
20/10/08 Round 7
27/10/08 Round 8

There are some thoughts that there may be a round 9 on Monday 3rd November, but this seems not likely as it is the day before the Melbourne Cup ( horses, this time ! ) and there seems very likely to be a weekender on the weekend around this day and on Cup Day. I feel confident that it wll go ahead, as Barboros Kara, one of the main, if not the main, long term organiser of this event, told me so on Monday 1st September, prior to Round 1.


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
08-09-2008, 02:50 PM
Hello everyone,

The Melbourne Chess Club Open commenced on this Monday 1st September. After it became apparent that not many had turned up, or seemed to be going to turn up, I


I am sure thus unfortunate "disappointment" has occured despite MCC's outstanding promotional efforts....Surely a lot of players were contacted in long in advance and invited to play. Surely the event was well publicized online throughout chess forums and via email lists...

Anyway..i am going to be on my way to the chess club tonight...and joining in :):lol:

Bereaved
09-09-2008, 02:17 AM
Hello everyone,

Here are the results of play in round 1B, as discussed in first post in this thread ( above #1)


8 Alex Kaplan 1579 0 - 1 Michael Baron 2336
9 Mirko Rujevic 2229 1 - 0 Brendan Podbury 1572
10 Sarah Anton 1451 0 - 1 Felix Wyss 1711
11 John Davenport 1639 1 - 0 Marco Cascarino 1400p


Combined Round 1 A & B results



1 Barboros Kara 1754 0 - 1 Pano Skiotis 2049
2 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 1 - 0 James Martin 1714
3 Paul Kovacevic 1662 0 - 1 Tom Kalisch 1857
4 Richard Voon 1842 1 - 0 Roger McCart 1550
5 Phillip Drew 1542 0.5 - 0.5 Jim Papadinis 1787
6 Garry Lycett 1782 1 - 0 John Beckman 1527
7 Nikola Ivanov 1417 0 - 1 Peter Fry 1755
8 Alex Kaplan 1579 0 - 1 Michael Baron 2336
9 Mirko Rujevic 2229 1 - 0 Brendan Podbury 1572
10 Sarah Anton 1451 0 - 1 Felix Wyss 1711
11 John Davenport 1639 1 - 0 Marco Cascarino 1400p


Round 2 pairings



1 Michael Baron 2336 [1] : Richard Voon 1842 [1]
2 Peter Fry 1755 [1] : Mirko Rujevic 2229 [1]
3 Pano Skiotis 2049 [1] : Garry Lycett 1782 [1]
4 Felix Wyss 1711 [1] : Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [1]
5 Tom Kalisch 1857 [1] : John Davenport 1639 [1]
6 Jim Papadinis 1787 [.5] : Barboros Kara 1754 [0]
7 James Martin 1714 [0] : Phillip Drew 1542 [.5]
8 John Beckman 1527 [0] : Paul Kovacevic 1662 [0]
9 Marco Cascarino 1400p [0] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [0]
10 Brendan Podbury 1572 [0] : Sarah Anton 1451 [0]
11 Roger McCart 1550 [0] : Nikola Ivanov 1417 [0]

Take care and God Bless, Macavity

FM_Bill
10-09-2008, 02:56 PM
No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Michael Baron 2336 [1] : Garry Lycett 1782 [1]
2 Peter Fry 1755 [1] : Mirko Rujevic 2229 [1]
3 Pano Skiotis 2049 [1] : James Martin 1714 [1]
4 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [1] : John Davenport 1639 [1]
5 Felix Wyss 1711 [1] : Richard Voon 1842 [1]
6 Jim Papadinis 1787 [.5] : Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [0]
7 Barboros Kara 1754 [0] : Phillip Drew 1542 [.5]
8 John Beckman 1527 [0] : Paul Kovacevic 1662 [0]
9 Marco Cascarino 1400 [0] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [0]
10 Brendan Podbury 1572 [0] : Sarah Anton 1451 [0]
11 Roger McCart 1550 [0] : Nikola Ivanov 1417 [0]

MichaelBaron
10-09-2008, 04:34 PM
Wow..i wonder why the draw has changed? or well...never mind :)

Aaron Guthrie
10-09-2008, 04:57 PM
Wow..i wonder why the draw has changed? or well...never mind :)The results seem to have changed. Fitzpatrick-Martin switching from 1-0 to 0-1.

Bereaved
15-09-2008, 11:20 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the round 2 results



1 Michael Baron 2336 [1] 1:0 Garry Lycett 1782 [1]
2 Peter Fry 1755 [1] 0:1 Mirko Rujevic 2229 [1]
3 Pano Skiotis 2049 [1] 1:0 James Martin 1714 [1]
4 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [1] 0:1 John Davenport 1639 [1]
5 Felix Wyss 1711 [1] 0:1 Richard Voon 1842 [1]
6 Jim Papadinis 1787 [.5] 0:1 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [0]
7 Barboros Kara 1754 [0] P : P Phillip Drew 1542 [.5]
8 John Beckman 1527 [0] 0:1 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [0]
9 Marco Cascarino 1400 [0] 0:1 Alex Kaplan 1579 [0]
10 Brendan Podbury 1572 [0] 1:0 Sarah Anton 1451 [0]
11 Roger McCart 1550 [0] 1:0 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [0]


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
19-09-2008, 12:58 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the round 3 pairings


1 Richard Voon 1842 [2] : Michael Baron 2336 [2]
2 Mirko Rujevic 2229 [2] : Pano Skiotis 2049 [2]
3 John Davenport 1639 [2] : Peter Fry 1755 [1]
4 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [1] : Felix Wyss 1711 [1]
5 Alex Kaplan 1579 [1] : Thomas Kalisch 1857 [1]
6 Garry Lycett 1782 [1] : Brendan Podbury 1572 [1]
7 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [1] : Barboros Kara 1754 [X]
8 James Martin 1714 [1] : Roger McCart 1550 [1]
9 Sarah Anton 1451 [0] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [.5]
10 Phillip Drew 1542 [.5X] : John Beckman 1527 [0]
11 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [0] : Marco Cascarino unr [0]

Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
19-09-2008, 10:45 PM
This is hilarious...i have not played in MCC for a while..and i must be terribly out of touch with its pairing system.

Round 2 first i am due to play mr. Voon ..then the draw is changed. Round 3 ... First i am due to play someone else..then the draw is changed..and i am paired against mr Voon :)

:)

Bereaved
19-09-2008, 10:49 PM
This is hilarious...i have not played in MCC for a while..and i must be terribly out of touch with its pairing system.

Round 2 first i am due to play mr. Voon ..then the draw is changed. Round 3 ... First i am due to play someone else..then the draw is changed..and i am paired against mr Voon :)

:)


Michael, hi,

first, have a good time on the weekend at MCC.

second, the Round 2 pairings that I posted initially were based on an incorrect Round 1 result I was given.

And now that the results are correct, yes you are playing Richard.

did sort of guess you were joking with this though,

ummm when did Round 3 get changed?


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
20-09-2008, 01:25 AM
Michael, hi,

first, have a good time on the weekend at MCC.

second, the Round 2 pairings that I posted initially were based on an incorrect Round 1 result I was given.

And now that the results are correct, yes you are playing Richard.

did sort of guess you were joking with this though,

ummm when did Round 3 get changed?


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Sorry, Malcolm my mistake. After seeing some intial pairings, I did not realise that Richard was also on 2 points So i autmotically assumed that only 4 ppl are on 2 points and that i am going to play John Davenport.:D (i guess i was doing the arbiter's job trying to work out my own pairings) :doh:

See you at MCC tomorrow

Bereaved
23-09-2008, 12:06 AM
Hello everyone

Here are the round 3 results



1 Richard Voon 1842 [2] 0:1 Michael Baron 2336 [2]
2 Mirko Rujevic 2229 [2] P : P Pano Skiotis 2049 [2]
3 John Davenport 1639 [2] .5:.5 Peter Fry 1755 [1]
4 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [1] 1:0 Felix Wyss 1711 [1]
5 Alex Kaplan 1579 [1] 0:1 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [1]
6 Garry Lycett 1782 [1] .5:.5 Brendan Podbury 1572 [1]
7 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [1] 1:0 Barboros Kara 1754 [X]
8 James Martin 1714 [1] 0:1 Roger McCart 1550 [1]
9 Sarah Anton 1451 [0] 0:1 Jim Papadinis 1787 [.5]
10 Phillip Drew 1542 [.5X] 0:1 John Beckman 1527 [0]
11 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [0] +:- Marco Cascarino unr [0]


As you will notice, the game on board 2 has been postponed. I have been told that this is to be played on Wednesday night this week.

The postponed game from Round 2 is to be played on the weekend. When I have been notified of the result, I will post the Round 4 pairings.

Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
27-09-2008, 12:09 AM
When is the round 4 draw going to come out?

Bereaved
27-09-2008, 12:30 AM
alright Michael I was about to go to bed...hold on a few minutes


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
27-09-2008, 12:46 AM
Hello everyone,

Here are the Round 4 pairings


No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Michael Baron 2336 [3] : Mirko Rujevic 2207 [2x]
2 Pano Skiotis 2055 [2x] : John Davenport 1639 [2.5]
3 Roger McCart 1550 [2] : Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [2]
4 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [2] : Richard Voon 1842 [2]
5 Jim Papadinis 1787 [1.5] : Brendan Podbury 1572 [1.5]
6 Peter Fry 1755 [1.5] : Garry Lycett 1782 [1.5]
7 James Martin 1714 [1] : Phillip Drew 1542 [1]
8 Barboros Kara 1754 [.5] : Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1]
9 Marco Cascarino 1400 [0] : Sarah Anton 1451 [0]
10 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [2] : John Beckman 1527 [1]
11 Felix Wyss 1711 [1] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [1]

and the current standings




Place Name Rtg Loc Score

1 Michael Baron 2336 3
2 John Davenport 1639 2.5
3-9 Richard Voon 1842 2
Mirko Rujevic 2207 2x
Thomas Kalisch 1857 2
Pano Skiotis 2055 2x
Roger McCart 1550 2
Paul Kovacevic 1662 2
Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 2
10-13 Peter Fry 1755 1.5
Garry Lycett 1782 1.5
Brendan Podbury 1572 1.5
Jim Papadinis 1787 1.5
14-19 James Martin 1714 1
John Beckman 1527 1
Alex Kaplan 1579 1
Felix Wyss 1711 1
Phillip Drew 1542 1
Nikola Ivanov 1417 1
20 Barboros Kara 1754 0.5
21-22 Sarah Anton 1451 0
Marco Cascarino 1400 0


and the crosstable in start order



No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4

1. Michael Baron 2336 3 15: 8:W 6:W 2:
2. Mirko Rujevic 2207 2 16:W 9:W 3: 1:
3. Pano Skiotis 2055 2 10:W 11:W 2: 14:
4. Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 2 11:L 7:W 12:W 17:
5. Thomas Kalisch 1857 2 13:W 14:L 15:W 19:
6. Richard Voon 1842 2 17:W 12:W 1:L 13:
7. Jim Papadinis 1787 1.5 18:D 4:L 20:W 16:
8. Garry Lycett 1782 1.5 19:W 1:L 16:D 9:
9. Peter Fry 1755 1.5 21:W 2:L 14:D 8:
10. Barboros Kara 1754 .5 3:L 18:D 13:L 21:
11. James Martin 1714 1 4:W 3:L 17:L 18:
12. Felix Wyss 1711 1 20: 6:L 4:L 15:
13. Paul Kovacevic 1662 2 5:L 19:W 10:W 6:
14. John Davenport 1639 2.5 22:W 5:W 9:D 3:
15. Alex Kaplan 1579 1 1:L 22:W 5:L 12:
16. Brendan Podbury 1572 1.5 2: 20:W 8:D 7:
17. Roger McCart 1550 2 6:L 21:W 11:W 4:
18. Phillip Drew 1542 1 7:D 10:D 19:L 11:
19. John Beckman 1527 1 8:L 13:L 18:W 5:
20. Sarah Anton 1451 0 12:L 16:L 7:L 22:
21. Nikola Ivanov 1417 1 9:L 17:L 22:W 10:
22. Marco Cascarino 1400 0 14: 15:L 21:L 20:



and in score order




No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4

1 Michael Baron 2336 3 16: 11:W 3:W 4:
2 John Davenport 1639 2.5 22:W 5:W 10:D 6:
3 Richard Voon 1842 2 7:W 17:W 1:L 8:
4 Mirko Rujevic 2207 2 12:W 10:W 6: 1:
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 2 8:W 2:L 16:W 15:
6 Pano Skiotis 2055 2 20:W 14:W 4: 2:
7 Roger McCart 1550 2 3:L 19:W 14:W 9:
8 Paul Kovacevic 1662 2 5:L 15:W 20:W 3:
9 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 2 14:L 13:W 17:W 7:
10 Peter Fry 1755 1.5 19:W 4:L 2:D 11:
11 Garry Lycett 1782 1.5 15:W 1:L 12:D 10:
12 Brendan Podbury 1572 1.5 4: 21:W 11:D 13:
13 Jim Papadinis 1787 1.5 18:D 9:L 21:W 12:
14 James Martin 1714 1 9:W 6:L 7:L 18:
15 John Beckman 1527 1 11:L 8:L 18:W 5:
16 Alex Kaplan 1579 1 1:L 22:W 5:L 17:
17 Felix Wyss 1711 1 21: 3:L 9:L 16:
18 Phillip Drew 1542 1 13:D 20:D 15:L 14:
19 Nikola Ivanov 1417 1 10:L 7:L 22:W 20:
20 Barboros Kara 1754 .5 6:L 18:D 8:L 19:
21 Sarah Anton 1451 0 17:L 12:L 13:L 22:
22 Marco Cascarino 1400 0 2: 16:L 19:L 21:



Take care and God Bless, Macavity

D Dragicevic
01-10-2008, 10:41 AM
What happened on board 1.. And Michael, did you end up taking my challenge of playing 1.e4....

MichaelBaron
01-10-2008, 12:12 PM
What happened on board 1.. And Michael, did you end up taking my challenge of playing 1.e4....

On board 1...I beat Rujevic. It was a crazy game (1.e4 style) but it did start with 1.d4 "grins"


Speaking of what happened..would be nice to have all the results up....including postponed game from round 2 between Rujevic and Skiotis

MichaelBaron
01-10-2008, 12:45 PM
Here is the game. Lots of errors..but an exiting struggle

Baron - Rujevic

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bh4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+?! - pretty useless check 5. c3 Nf6 6. d5 d6 7.e4 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 g6 9.f4 Bh6?! - Mirko is clearly not happy with his position and trying to complicate the matters by playing for tricks. 10. Qf3 b5 11.g4? - no need to play this move. I should have simply completed development instead. Therefore, i have to admit that Mirko succeeded in throwing me off balance by playing Bh6. I am starting to play unjustifiably agressively 11...Bg7 12. Bg3 Bb7 13. g5 Nh5 14. Bf2 f6?!! - f6 is hard to evaluate. Objectively the move is clearly not the best one. However, it is a good way to throw me further off the balance 15. gxf6 ?!! - again..i am sure i could have punished f6...but i was not sure how :) Therefore, i decided (and probably for the best) to choose the safest of all lines. 15...Ndxf6!? - Black keeps playing for complications - he is provoking me to play e5! 16. Nh3?! - definitely not best! There must be better squares for the knight. 16...Bh6
17.Be3 Rf8 18. Qe2 a6 19. Bg2 Qc7 20. 0-0 Qd7 21.b4!? - during the game i was very proud of this move as it frees black squares for my Bishop and Queen. Whether its strong or not is another story :D . 21... cxb4 22. cxb4 Ng4 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. fxg5 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Qg4 26. Qb6! - finally i play a strong move! I had to see this move when while considering Ng5 26...Rxf1 27.Rxf1 Nf4 28.Rxf4 Qxf4 29. Qxb7 Qe3+ 30. Kf1!?! - King should be active! therefore i would rather bring it towards the center than to h1! 30. Ra7? - after this move - the game is over. The rook is out of play on a7. 31. Qc8+ Kf7 32. Bh3 Qxg5 33. Nf3 Qe3 - black has to watch out for white's queen coming to b8 and winning the rook. 34. Kg2?! - probably checking on e6 first was stronger. 34...e5 35 Qh8 Qh6 36. Qb8 Qe3 37. Qxd6 Qxe4 38. Qe6+ Kg7 39. d6 Qe2+ 40.Kg3 e4 41. Qe5+ Kh6 42.Qf4+ Kg7 43. Ng5 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 h6 45. Ne6+ Kg8! - the only move as Kh7 is losing by fource to d7 46. Nc7 Qe2+ 47. Qf2 Qxf2+ 48. Kxf2 Kf7 49. Ke3 a5 50. Nd5 axb4 51. d7 Ra8 52. Nxb4 Ra3+ 53. Kxe4 Rxh3 54. d8 Q 1-0.

Well ..facinating struggle..but fritz will probably laugh at both of us

D Dragicevic
01-10-2008, 01:10 PM
Here is the game. Lots of errors..but an exiting struggle

Baron - Rujevic

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bh4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+?! - pretty useless check 5. c3 Nf6 6. d5 d6 7.e4 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 g6 9.f4 Bh6?! - Mirko is clearly not happy with his position and trying to complicate the matters by playing for tricks. 10. Qf3 b5 11.g4? - no need to play this move. I should have simply completed development instead. Therefore, i have to admit that Mirko succeeded in throwing me off balance by playing Bh6. I am starting to play unjustifiably agressively 11...Bg7 12. Bg3 Bb7 13. g5 Nh5 14. Bf2 f6?!! - f6 is hard to evaluate. Objectively the move is clearly not the best one. However, it is a good way to throw me further off the balance 15. gxf6 ?!! - again..i am sure i could have punished f6...but i was not sure how :) Therefore, i decided (and probably for the best) to choose the safest of all lines. 15...Ndxf6!? - Black keeps playing for complications - he is provoking me to play e5! 16. Nh3?! - definitely not best! There must be better squares for the knight. 16...Bh6
17.Be3 Rf8 18. Qe2 a6 19. Bg2 Qc7 20. 0-0 Qd7 21.b4!? - during the game i was very proud of this move as it frees black squares for my Bishop and Queen. Whether its strong or not is another story :D . 21... cxb4 22. cxb4 Ng4 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. fxg5 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Qg4 26. Qb6! - finally i play a strong move! I had to see this move when while considering Ng5 26...Rxf1 27.Rxf1 Nf4 28.Rxf4 Qxf4 29. Qxb7 Qe3+ 30. Kf1!?! - King should be active! therefore i would rather bring it towards the center than to h1! 30. Ra7? - after this move - the game is over. The rook is out of play on a7. 31. Qc8+ Kf7 32. Bh3 Qxg5 33. Nf3 Qe3 - black has to watch out for white's queen coming to b8 and winning the rook. 34. Kg2?! - probably checking on e6 first was stronger. 34...e5 35 Qh8 Qh6 36. Qb8 Qe3 37. Qxd6 Qxe4 38. Qe6+ Kg7 39. d6 Qe2+ 40.Kg3 e4 41. Qe5+ Kh6 42.Qf4+ Kg7 43. Ng5 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 h6 45. Ne6+ Kg8! - the only move as Kh7 is losing by fource to d7 46. Nc7 Qe2+ 47. Qf2 Qxf2+ 48. Kxf2 Kf7 49. Ke3 a5 50. Nd5 axb4 51. d7 Ra8 52. Nxb4 Ra3+ 53. Kxe4 Rxh3 54. d8 Q 1-0.

Well ..facinating struggle..but fritz will probably laugh at both of us

good stuff, looks like an interesting game, i will have a look at it further when i get home..

CameronD
01-10-2008, 11:10 PM
Here is the game. Lots of errors..but an exiting struggle

Baron - Rujevic

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bh4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+?! - pretty useless check 5. c3 Nf6 6. d5 d6 7.e4 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 g6 9.f4 Bh6?! - Mirko is clearly not happy with his position and trying to complicate the matters by playing for tricks. 10. Qf3 b5 11.g4? - no need to play this move. I should have simply completed development instead. Therefore, i have to admit that Mirko succeeded in throwing me off balance by playing Bh6. I am starting to play unjustifiably agressively 11...Bg7 12. Bg3 Bb7 13. g5 Nh5 14. Bf2 f6?!! - f6 is hard to evaluate. Objectively the move is clearly not the best one. However, it is a good way to throw me further off the balance 15. gxf6 ?!! - again..i am sure i could have punished f6...but i was not sure how :) Therefore, i decided (and probably for the best) to choose the safest of all lines. 15...Ndxf6!? - Black keeps playing for complications - he is provoking me to play e5! 16. Nh3?! - definitely not best! There must be better squares for the knight. 16...Bh6
17.Be3 Rf8 18. Qe2 a6 19. Bg2 Qc7 20. 0-0 Qd7 21.b4!? - during the game i was very proud of this move as it frees black squares for my Bishop and Queen. Whether its strong or not is another story :D . 21... cxb4 22. cxb4 Ng4 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. fxg5 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Qg4 26. Qb6! - finally i play a strong move! I had to see this move when while considering Ng5 26...Rxf1 27.Rxf1 Nf4 28.Rxf4 Qxf4 29. Qxb7 Qe3+ 30. Kf1!?! - King should be active! therefore i would rather bring it towards the center than to h1! 30. Ra7? - after this move - the game is over. The rook is out of play on a7. 31. Qc8+ Kf7 32. Bh3 Qxg5 33. Nf3 Qe3 - black has to watch out for white's queen coming to b8 and winning the rook. 34. Kg2?! - probably checking on e6 first was stronger. 34...e5 35 Qh8 Qh6 36. Qb8 Qe3 37. Qxd6 Qxe4 38. Qe6+ Kg7 39. d6 Qe2+ 40.Kg3 e4 41. Qe5+ Kh6 42.Qf4+ Kg7 43. Ng5 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 h6 45. Ne6+ Kg8! - the only move as Kh7 is losing by fource to d7 46. Nc7 Qe2+ 47. Qf2 Qxf2+ 48. Kxf2 Kf7 49. Ke3 a5 50. Nd5 axb4 51. d7 Ra8 52. Nxb4 Ra3+ 53. Kxe4 Rxh3 54. d8 Q 1-0
.

Well ..facinating struggle..but fritz will probably laugh at both of us
...

D Dragicevic
02-10-2008, 01:14 PM
...

i looked at the game yesterday at home, and yeh, it was an enjoyable game to have a look through. thanks for posting it, michael.. and i am very surprised by the agressive way you are playing recently, specially in this game...

MichaelBaron
02-10-2008, 02:26 PM
i looked at the game yesterday at home, and yeh, it was an enjoyable game to have a look through. thanks for posting it, michael.. and i am very surprised by the agressive way you are playing recently, specially in this game...

Well, my agression did backfire against Bobby Cheng though, but who knows...may be soon i will play like you - 1.e4 - and go for attack :)

Zwischenzug
02-10-2008, 08:25 PM
Baron - Rujevic

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bh4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+?! 5. c3 Nf6 6. d5 d6 7.e4 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 g6 9.f4 Bh6?! 10. Qf3 b5 11.g4? Bg7 12. Bg3 Bb7 13. g5 Nh5 14. Bf2 f6?!! 15. gxf6?!! Ndxf6!? 16. Nh3?! Bh6 17.Be3 Rf8 18. Qe2 a6 19. Bg2 Qc7 20. 0-0 Qd7 21.b4!? cxb4 22. cxb4 Ng4 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. fxg5 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Qg4 26. Qb6! Rxf1 27.Rxf1 Nf4 28.Rxf4 Qxf4 29. Qxb7 Qe3+ 30. Kf1!?! Ra7? 31. Qc8+ Kf7 32. Bh3 Qxg5 33. Nf3 Qe3 34. Kg2?! e5 35. Qh8 Qh6 36. Qb8 Qe3 37. Qxd6 Qxe4 38. Qe6+ Kg7 39. d6 Qe2+ 40.Kg3 e4 41. Qe5+ Kh6 42.Qf4+ Kg7 43. Ng5 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 h6 45. Ne6+ Kg8! 46. Nc7 Qe2+ 47. Qf2 Qxf2+ 48. Kxf2 Kf7 49. Ke3 a5 50. Nd5 axb4 51. d7 Ra8 52. Nxb4 Ra3+ 53. Kxe4 Rxh3 54. d8=Q 1-0

ER
02-10-2008, 11:18 PM
thanks Z :)
Cheers!

MichaelBaron
04-10-2008, 01:08 PM
Looks like the draw for MCC open is no longer going to be published online.....deep sigh....

Bereaved
05-10-2008, 12:53 AM
Here are the round 5 pairings



1 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [3] : Michael Baron 2336 [4]
2 Mirko Rujevic 2207 [2X] : Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3]
3 Richard Voon 1842 [3] : Pano Skiotis 2055 [3X]
4 John Davenport 1639 [2.5] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [2.5]
5 Garry Lycett 1782 [2.5] : Felix Wyss 1711 [1X]
6 Jack Shanks 1682 [2] : Paul Kovacevic 1662 [2]
7 Phillip Drew 1542 [1.5] : Roger McCart 1550 [2]
8 Peter Fry 1755 [1.5] : James Martin 1714 [1.5]
9 Brendan Podbury 1572 [1.5] : Barboros Kara 1754 [1.5]
10 Alex Kaplan 1579 [1X] : Sarah Anton 1451 [1]
11 John Beckman 1527 [1] : Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1]
12 Marco Cascarino 1400 [0] 1:0 BYE



Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
07-10-2008, 01:50 PM
MCC is full of surprises as always :).

Yesterday when I came to MCC to play my round 5 game i discovered that:
a) a postponed game from round 3 is yet to be played making all parings look funny (e.g. Skiotis could be on 100% but he was playing board 3)
b) there was a new player on board 6 :) This is truly facinating! I am curious what happens if he wins a few games...and a rating prize :)

To make things even funnier: one of the players told me that he is still not sure whether the tournament is an 8 or 9 round swiss. When i told him it is going to be an 8 round swiss, he told me not to be so sure as it is "yet to be decided". Isn't it facinating stuff? :).

On a positive side, these days - MCC is friendlier than ever. Mr Voon is smiley and polite, A well-known chess organiser (lets not name him) blundered a rook instead of winning his game in 1 move..yet his friendly mood was not affected (not a single F..word was used to discuss that game!). How good is that! :D

bobby1972
07-10-2008, 01:55 PM
any results michael ?

MichaelBaron
07-10-2008, 03:10 PM
any results michael ?

Yesterday when i left, many of the games were still going.
The only results that i can recall were:

Beckman - Ivanov 1-0
Lysett-Wiss 1-0
Kaplan- Anton 1-0
Fitzpatrick-Baron 0-1
Podbury-Kara 1-0

It looked like a good day for White...4 wins and one loss.
Out of the remaining games:
Rujevic-Kalish - Mirko was pawn up so he probably won.
Voon-Skiotis was a complicated position with chances for both sides.

I think John Davenport and Roger McCart won on forfeight against Papadinis and Drew.

Bereaved
07-10-2008, 03:28 PM
Hello everyone, here are the results of the round last night, and some other ancillary information about this 8 round event,

Results Round 5



No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [3] 0:1 Michael Baron 2336 [4]
2 Mirko Rujevic 2207 [2] 1:0 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3]
3 Richard Voon 1842 [3] 1:0 Pano Skiotis 2055 [3]
4 John Davenport 1639 [2.5] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [2.5]
5 Garry Lycett 1782 [2.5] 1:0 Felix Wyss 1711 [1]
6 Jack Shanks 1682 [2] 0:1 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [2]
7 Phillip Drew 1542 [1.5] -:+ Roger McCart 1550 [2]
8 Peter Fry 1755 [1.5] 1:0 James Martin 1714 [1.5]
9 Brendan Podbury 1572 [1.5] 1:0 Barboros Kara 1754 [1.5]
10 Alex Kaplan 1579 [1] 1:0 Sarah Anton 1451 [1]
11 John Beckman 1527 [1] 1:0 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1]
12 Marco Cascarino 1400 [0] 1:0 BYE


List of postponed games to be played


2 Mirko Rujevic 2207 [2] : Pano Skiotis 2055 [2]
11 Felix Wyss 1711 [1] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [1]
4 John Davenport 1639 [2.5] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [2.5]


Current crosstable


No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4 5

1 Michael Baron 2336 5 16:W 3:W 2:W 4:W 7:W
2 Richard Voon 1842 4 8:W 20:W 1:L 9:W 6:W
3 Garry Lycett 1782 3.5 14:W 1:L 12:D 11:W 20:W
4 Mirko Rujevic 2207 3 12:W 11:W 6: 1:L 5:W
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 3 9:W 10:L 16:W 14:W 4:L
6 Pano Skiotis 2055 3 18:W 17:W 4: 10:W 2:L
7 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 3 17:L 13:W 20:W 8:W 1:L
8 Roger McCart 1550 3 2:L 21:W 17:W 7:L 19:+
9 Paul Kovacevic 1662 3 5:L 14:W 18:W 2:L 15:W
10 John Davenport 1639 2.5 23:W 5:W 11:D 6:L 13:
11 Peter Fry 1755 2.5 21:W 4:L 10:D 3:L 17:W
12 Brendan Podbury 1572 2.5 4:L 22:W 3:D 13:L 18:W
13 Jim Papadinis 1787 2.5 19:D 7:L 22:W 12:W 10:
14 John Beckman 1527 2 3:L 9:L 19:W 5:L 21:W
15 Jack Shanks 1682 2 0: 0: 0: 0: 9:L
16 Alex Kaplan 1579 2 1:L 23:W 5:L 20: 22:W
17 James Martin 1714 1.5 7:W 6:L 8:L 19:D 11:L
18 Barboros Kara 1754 1.5 6:L 19:D 9:L 21:W 12:L
19 Phillip Drew 1542 1.5 13:D 18:D 14:L 17:D 8:-
20 Felix Wyss 1711 1 22:W 2:L 7:L 16: 3:L
21 Nikola Ivanov 1417 1 11:L 8:L 23:W 18:L 14:L
22 Sarah Anton 1451 1 20:L 12:L 13:L 23:+ 16:L
23 Marco Cascarino 1400 1 10:L 16:L 21:L 22:- 0:W

Current Standings



Place Name Rtg Loc Score

1 Michael Baron 2336 5
2 Richard Voon 1842 4
3 Garry Lycett 1782 3.5
4-9 Mirko Rujevic 2207 3
Thomas Kalisch 1857 3
Pano Skiotis 2055 3
Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 3
Roger McCart 1550 3
Paul Kovacevic 1662 3
10-13 John Davenport 1639 2.5
Peter Fry 1755 2.5
Brendan Podbury 1572 2.5
Jim Papadinis 1787 2.5
14-16 John Beckman 1527 2
Jack Shanks 1682 2
Alex Kaplan 1579 2
17-19 James Martin 1714 1.5
Barboros Kara 1754 1.5
Phillip Drew 1542 1.5
20-23 Felix Wyss 1711 1
Nikola Ivanov 1417 1
Sarah Anton 1451 1
Marco Cascarino 1400 1


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
07-10-2008, 05:05 PM
Right..so a new player joined in round 5 (!!!) therefore creating a bye....
interesting...

Bereaved
11-10-2008, 10:04 PM
Pairings Round 6


No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Michael Baron 2336 [5] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [3.5]
2 Richard Voon 1842 [4] : Mirko Rujevic 2207 [4]
3 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3] : Garry Lycett 1782 [3.5]
4 Pano Skiotis 2055 [3] : Roger McCart 1550 [3]
5 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [3] : Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [3]
6 Brendan Podbury 1572 [2.5] : Peter Fry 1755 [2.5]
7 Felix Wyss 1711 [2] : Jack Shanks 1682 [2]
8 John Beckman 1527 [2] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [2]
9 James Martin 1714 [1.5] : Barboros Kara 1754 [1.5]
10 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1] : Sarah Anton 1451 [1]


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
12-10-2008, 06:35 PM
My apologies there was a slight error with the round 6 pairings, here are the correct pairings


No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Michael Baron 2336 [5] : Jim Papadinis 1787 [3.5]
2 Richard Voon 1842 [4] : Mirko Rujevic 2207 [4]
3 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3] : Garry Lycett 1782 [3.5]
4 Pano Skiotis 2055 [3] : Roger McCart 1550 [3]
5 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [3] : Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [3]
6 Brendan Podbury 1572 [2.5] : Peter Fry 1755 [2.5]
7 Alex Kaplan 1579 [2] : Jack Shanks 1682 [2]
8 Felix Wyss 1711 [2] : John Beckman 1527 [2]
9 James Martin 1714 [1.5] : Barboros Kara 1754 [1.5]
10 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1] : Sarah Anton 1451 [1]



Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
13-10-2008, 10:44 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the results of play tonight


No Name Loc Total Result Name Loc Total

1 Michael Baron 2336 [5] 1:0 Jim Papadinis 1787 [3.5]
2 Richard Voon 1842 [4] 0:1 Mirko Rujevic 2207 [4]
3 Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3] : Garry Lycett 1782 [3.5]
4 Pano Skiotis 2055 [3] 1:0 Roger McCart 1550 [3]
5 Paul Kovacevic 1662 [3] 0:1 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [3]
6 Brendan Podbury 1572 [2.5] 0:1 Peter Fry 1755 [2.5]
7 Alex Kaplan 1579 [2] 0:1 Jack Shanks 1682 [2]
8 Felix Wyss 1711 [2] : John Beckman 1527 [2]
9 James Martin 1714 [1.5] 0:1 Barboros Kara 1754 [1.5]
10 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1] .5:.5 Sarah Anton 1451 [1]



Board 8 is being played Thursday, and I am unaware as of yet about when board 3 is being played


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
17-10-2008, 03:57 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the Round 7 pairings



1 Pano Skiotis 2055 [4] : Michael Baron 2336 [6]
2 Mirko Rujevic 2207 [5] : Garry Lycett 1782 [4]
3 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 [4] : Richard Voon 1842 [4]
4 Jim Papadinis 1787 [3.5] : Thomas Kalisch 1857 [3.5]
5 Peter Fry 1755 [3.5] : Paul Kovacevic 1662 [3]
6 Roger McCart 1550 [3] : Felix Wyss 1711 [3]
7 Jack Shanks 1682 [3] : Brendan Podbury 1572 [2.5]
8 Barboros Kara 1754 [2.5] : Alex Kaplan 1579 [2]
9 John Beckman 1527 [2] : James Martin 1714 [1.5]
10 Nikola Ivanov 1417 [1.5] 1:0 BYE


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Bereaved
26-10-2008, 09:38 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the round 8 pairings as authorized by Bill Jordan ( president MCC )


No Name Loc Result Name Loc

1 Michael Baron 2336 : Peter Fry 1755
2 Jim Papadinis 1787 : Mirko Rujevic 2207
3 Garry Lycett 1782 : Richard Voon 1842
4 Felix Wyss 1711 : Pano Skiotis 2055
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 : Jack Shanks 1682
6 Roger McCart 1550 : Barboros Kara 1754
7 James Martin 1714 : Paul Kovacevic 1662
8 Brendan Podbury 1572 : Nikola Ivanov 1417
9 John Beckman 1527 : Alex Kaplan 1579


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

MichaelBaron
26-10-2008, 10:38 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the round 8 pairings as authorized by Bill Jordan ( president MCC )


No Name Loc Result Name Loc

1 Michael Baron 2336 : Peter Fry 1755
2 Jim Papadinis 1787 : Mirko Rujevic 2207
3 Garry Lycett 1782 : Richard Voon 1842
4 Felix Wyss 1711 : Pano Skiotis 2055
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 : Jack Shanks 1682
6 Roger McCart 1550 : Barboros Kara 1754
7 James Martin 1714 : Paul Kovacevic 1662
8 Brendan Podbury 1572 : Nikola Ivanov 1417
9 John Beckman 1527 : Alex Kaplan 1579


Take care and God Bless, Macavity


Start of the tournament -22 players
End of the tournament - 18 players.

What about standings? Surey all unfinished games have been completed by the final round! Someone joins round 5. Someone else does not play round 7 but plays round 8...Fitzpatrick 'withdraws" before the last round?...

Bereaved
27-10-2008, 10:36 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the results of Round 8 and the final standings


Place Name Rtg Loc Score

1 Michael Baron 2336 8
2-3 Mirko Rujevic 2207 6
Richard Voon 1842 6
4-5 Pano Skiotis 2055 5
Thomas Kalisch 1857 5
6-8 Garry Lycett 1782 4.5
Jim Papadinis 1787 4.5
Peter Fry 1755 4.5
9-12 Roger McCart 1550 4
Felix Wyss 1711 4
Jack Shanks 1682 4
Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 4
13-14 Paul Kovacevic 1662 3.5
Nikola Ivanov 1417 3.5
15-17 James Martin 1714 3
John Beckman 1527 3
Barboros Kara 1754 3
18-20 Brendan Podbury 1572 2.5
Alex Kaplan 1579 2.5
John Davenport 1639 2.5
21-22 Sarah Anton 1451 1.5
Phillip Drew 1542 1.5
23 Marco Cascarino 1400 1


and the crosstable in score order


No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1 Michael Baron 2336 8 19:W 6:W 3:W 2:W 12:W 7:W 4:W 8:W
2 Mirko Rujevic 2207 6 18:W 8:W 4:W 1:L 5:W 3:W 6:D 7:D
3 Richard Voon 1842 6 9:W 10:W 1:L 13:W 4:W 2:L 12:W 6:W
4 Pano Skiotis 2055 5 17:W 15:W 2:L 20:W 3:L 9:W 1:L 10:W
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 5 13:W 20:L 19:W 16:W 2:L 6:D 7:D 11:W
6 Garry Lycett 1782 4.5 16:W 1:L 18:D 8:W 10:W 5:D 2:D 3:L
7 Jim Papadinis 1787 4.5 22:D 12:L 21:W 18:W 20:+ 1:L 5:D 2:D
8 Peter Fry 1755 4.5 14:W 2:L 20:D 6:L 15:W 18:W 13:W 1:L
9 Roger McCart 1550 4 3:L 14:W 15:W 12:L 22:+ 4:L 10:L 17:W
10 Felix Wyss 1711 4 21:W 3:L 12:L 19:W 6:L 16:W 9:W 4:L
11 Jack Shanks 1682 4 0: 0: 0: 0: 13:L 19:W 18:W 5:L
12 Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 4 15:L 7:W 10:W 9:W 1:L 13:W 3:L 0:
13 Paul Kovacevic 1662 3.5 5:L 16:W 17:W 3:L 11:W 12:L 8:L 15:D
14 Nikola Ivanov 1417 3.5 8:L 9:L 23:W 17:L 16:L 21:D 0:W 18:+
15 James Martin 1714 3 12:W 4:L 9:L 22:D 8:L 17:L 16:W 13:D
16 John Beckman 1527 3 6:L 13:L 22:W 5:L 14:W 10:L 15:L 19:W
17 Barboros Kara 1754 3 4:L 22:D 13:L 14:W 18:L 15:W 19:D 9:L
18 Brendan Podbury 1572 2.5 2:L 21:W 6:D 7:L 17:W 8:L 11:L 14:-
19 Alex Kaplan 1579 2.5 1:L 23:W 5:L 10:L 21:W 11:L 17:D 16:L
20 John Davenport 1639 2.5 23:W 5:W 8:D 4:L 7:- 0: 0: 0:
21 Sarah Anton 1451 1.5 10:L 18:L 7:L 23:+ 19:L 14:D 0: 0:
22 Phillip Drew 1542 1.5 7:D 17:D 16:L 15:D 9:- 0: 0: 0:
23 Marco Cascarino 1400 1 20:L 19:L 14:L 21:- 0:W 0: 0: 0:


and start order



No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1. Michael Baron 2336 8 15:W 8:W 6:W 2:W 4:W 7:W 3:W 9:W
2. Mirko Rujevic 2207 6 16:W 9:W 3:W 1:L 5:W 6:W 8:D 7:D
3. Pano Skiotis 2055 5 10:W 11:W 2:L 14:W 6:L 17:W 1:L 12:W
4. Brian Fitzpatrick 2036 4 11:L 7:W 12:W 17:W 1:L 13:W 6:L :
5. Thomas Kalisch 1857 5 13:W 14:L 15:W 19:W 2:L 8:D 7:D 23:W
6. Richard Voon 1842 6 17:W 12:W 1:L 13:W 3:W 2:L 4:W 8:W
7. Jim Papadinis 1787 4.5 18:D 4:L 20:W 16:W 14:+ 1:L 5:D 2:D
8. Garry Lycett 1782 4.5 19:W 1:L 16:D 9:W 12:W 5:D 2:D 6:L
9. Peter Fry 1755 4.5 21:W 2:L 14:D 8:L 11:W 16:W 13:W 1:L
10. Barboros Kara 1754 3 3:L 18:D 13:L 21:W 16:L 11:W 15:D 17:L
11. James Martin 1714 3 4:W 3:L 17:L 18:D 9:L 10:L 19:W 13:D
12. Felix Wyss 1711 4 20:W 6:L 4:L 15:W 8:L 19:W 17:W 3:L
13. Paul Kovacevic 1662 3.5 5:L 19:W 10:W 6:L 23:W 4:L 9:L 11:D
14. John Davenport 1639 2.5 22:W 5:W 9:D 3:L 7:- : : :
15. Alex Kaplan 1579 2.5 1:L 22:W 5:L 12:L 20:W 23:L 10:D 19:L
16. Brendan Podbury 1572 2.5 2:L 20:W 8:D 7:L 10:W 9:L 23:L 21:-
17. Roger McCart 1550 4 6:L 21:W 11:W 4:L 18:+ 3:L 12:L 10:W
18. Phillip Drew 1542 1.5 7:D 10:D 19:L 11:D 17:- : : :
19. John Beckman 1527 3 8:L 13:L 18:W 5:L 21:W 12:L 11:L 15:W
20. Sarah Anton 1451 1.5 12:L 16:L 7:L 22:+ 15:L 21:D : :
21. Nikola Ivanov 1417 3.5 9:L 17:L 22:W 10:L 19:L 20:D :W 16:+
22. Marco Cascarino 1400 1 14:L 15:L 21:L 20:- :W : : :
23. Jack Shanks 1682 4 : : : : 13:L 15:W 16:W 5:L


Take care and God Bless, Macavity

Metro
27-10-2008, 10:50 PM
[CODE]
No Name Rtg Loc Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1 Michael Baron 2336 8 19:W 6:W 3:W 2:W 12:W 7:W 4:W 8:W




Congratulations to Michael on a convincing victory:clap: :clap: :clap:

eagle
28-10-2008, 09:01 PM
Why doesn't a player of the stature of Michael Baron play in the Victorian Championship? Certainly a strong contender for the title.

MichaelBaron
28-10-2008, 11:34 PM
Why doesn't a player of the stature of Michael Baron play in the Victorian Championship? Certainly a strong contender for the title.

Many many reasons...
1) Too busy to play so many games
2) Do not like 'travelling around venues" atmosphere
3) Playing such a strong tournament requires some preparation and being 'fresh" before the games.

ER
29-10-2008, 12:51 AM
If that wasn't a clean sheet, then the expression loses it's meaning!:clap:
Congratulations Michael, :clap: and I think it's time to move into a more serious stage in your chess career.
I agree with Eagle about your potential strength.
In fact, I do not believe that (apart from Igor) there is a player in Victoria at this stage who can last the distance against a serious Michael Baron.
I hope you will find some time from your professional career to devote to Chess.
Cheers and good luck!

ER
29-10-2008, 12:56 AM
Hi Malcolm
The results of the last round aren't there! Of course they can be calculated on the basis of comparing the final point allocation to the final round draw, but that isn't that easy for some people.
Cheers
PS
By the way excellent reporting of the tournament throughout and thanks :clap:

Bereaved
29-10-2008, 08:57 PM
Hello everyone,

Here are the last round results as requested by Justaknight


No Name Loc Result Name Loc

1 Michael Baron 2336 1:0 Peter Fry 1755
2 Jim Papadinis 1787 .5:.5 Mirko Rujevic 2207
3 Garry Lycett 1782 0:1 Richard Voon 1842
4 Felix Wyss 1711 0:1 Pano Skiotis 2055
5 Thomas Kalisch 1857 1:0 Jack Shanks 1682
6 Roger McCart 1550 1:0 Barboros Kara 1754
7 James Martin 1714 .5:.5 Paul Kovacevic 1662
8 Brendan Podbury 1572 -:+ Nikola Ivanov 1417
9 John Beckman 1527 1:0 Alex Kaplan 1579


Take care and God Bless, Macavity